Nintendo 64 And Sega Genesis Games Coming To Nintendo Switch Online [UPDATE]

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Update Monday, October 25: 

Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack launches aboriginal today. Pricing for the work volition outgo $49.99 per twelvemonth for a azygous subscription, with the household program acceptable astatine $79.99. Pricing for those with existing Switch Online subscriptions has not been announced astatine this time. This upgraded subscription volition see each of the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games beneath and each of the existing Nintendo Switch Online services antecedently offered. Nintendo recently announced the upcoming paid Animal Crossing enlargement DLC, Happy Home Paradise, volition beryllium included with the Online + Expansion Pack work for nary further charge.

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You'll soon beryllium capable to play a slew of classical Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games connected your Nintendo Switch via the platform's online subscription service, the institution announced contiguous during its astir caller Nintendo Direct livestream. 

Nintendo revealed it volition soon connection a caller rank program done Nintendo Online, done which you'll beryllium capable to play games similar The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Super Mario 64, and Starfox 64. The work volition let up to 4 Switch owners to play games locally oregon online, the institution said. 

Through the aforesaid rank plan, Nintendo besides announced it volition beryllium adding Sega Genesis games to Nintendo Switch Online.  Shown disconnected during the trailer were games similar Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Streets of Rage 2, and Ecco the Dolphin. 

Nintendo 64 Games: 

  • Super Mario 64
  • Mario Kart 64
  • Star Fox 64
  • Yoshi's Story
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  • WinBack: Covert Operations
  • Mario Tennis
  • Dr. Mario 64
  • Sin and Punishment 

Sega Genesis Games: 

  • Castlevania Bloodlines
  • Contra: Hard Corps
  • Dr. Robotnick's Mean Bean Machine
  • Ecco The Dolphin
  • Golden Axe
  • Gunstar Heroes 
  • Musha
  • Phantasy Star IV
  • Ristar
  • Shining Force
  • Shinobi III
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2
  • Streets of Rage 2
  • Strider

No circumstantial merchandise day was given, but Nintendo said it's coming successful precocious October and volition connection each basal elements of the Nintendo Switch Online service. The institution is referring to this program arsenic "Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack." Users connected the existing plans volition beryllium capable to inactive bash so, though they tin besides alteration their rank plans if they truthful choose. No pricing was given, but Nintendo said that information, arsenic good arsenic an nonstop merchandise date, volition travel soon. 

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